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John J. Tyler Arboretum (Media, Pa.)


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Painter Family Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-110
Abstract The Painter family was an early Pennsylvania Quaker family that married into the Minshall family of Delaware County. In 1681, William Penn granted Thomas Minshall a land tract which now includes the Tyler Arboretum. The property was home to eight generations of the same family. The collection includes family correspondence, business and legal papers, property records, papers on interests and concerns of the Painter brothers, genealogical papers, and miscellaneous deeds and other papers...
Dates: 1687-1948

Tyler Arboretum papers relating to Quakers

 Collection — Othertype SC-137
Identifier: SFHL-SC-137

This collection includes photocopies of papers in the Tyler Arboretum Library that relate to Quakers. Included is a list of public Friends, verses of Job Scott, and minutes from Chester Monthly Meeting of Friends.

Dates: 1656-1828

Tyler Arboretum photographs

 Collection — Othertype PA-218
Identifier: SFHL-PA-218

This collection contains assorted photographs of John J. Tyler Arboretum (also known as Painter Arboretum), printed about 1995, and depicting the site from 1801 to 1996. Most of the photographs were collected as part of a nomination to the National Register of Historic Places.

Dates: circa 1995

Additional filters:

Quakers -- Pennsylvania 2
Agriculture -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County 1
Delaware County (Pa.) 1
Historic gardens 1
Historic sites -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County 1